Political History & Civil Rights School Trip to New York
A politics school trip to New York will allow your students to witness firsthand the effects of mass immigration on a city’s makeup!
Explore the range of diverse neighbourhoods, from Harlem to Chinatown. And visit the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, where the journey for most American arrivals originally began. You may also like to take the opportunity to explore the financial district and Wall Street, where the crash of 1929 led to the Great Depression, which lasted 10 long years.
Want to give more students the opportunity to visit New York? Make your school trip cross-curricular - New York offers incredible opportunities for art, business studies, maths and religious studies among many more.
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Visit the Empire State Building for evening views across the city
Optional evening meal at local restaurant
Travel down to Battery Park and take the ferry for views across the city and the Statue of Liberty
Visit the Immigration Museum on Ellis Island
Optional evening meal at a Times Square restaurant
Chance to enjoy a Broadway show
- Visit Ellis Island!
- Take a Walking Tour of the Financial District!
- Take a civil rights-themed tour of Harlem!
American Museum of Natural History
Bring your group to the American Museum of Natural History!Nothing rivals the range of offerings at this New York City… Read more
Civil Rights and Social Justice Tour of Harlem
Learn more about the northern Civil Rights movement and the continued struggle for social justice on a guided tour of… Read more
Between 1892 and 1954, twelve million immigrants first set foot on American soil at the reception centre at Ellis Island… Read more
Empire State Building
Reaching more than a quarter of a mile into the Manhattan sky, the Empire State Building was the world's tallest… Read more
Financial District Walking Tour
This four hour guided walking tour, weaves together history, events, architecture and the people of Downtown - the… Read more
Harlem Civil Rights Tour
The Harlem Civil Rights Tour visits sites in Harlem associated with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s. Learn… Read more
Statue of Liberty
No trip to New York would be complete without a visit to the Statue of Liberty; the city’s iconic symbol. A choice… Read more
The Tenement Museum demonstrates the experiences of a variety of immigrants and migrants who lived in the Lower East… Read more
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HI New York is Manhattan’s premier hostel, and is located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. The building was built in 1883 to help widows of both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 and re-opened as HI New York in 1990.
The hostel offers clean, modern, mixed and separate male/female dormitory-style accommodation (4 - 12 bedded rooms) with shared bathrooms in the hallways. Linen, towels and a housekeeping service are provided. Private rooms with and without baths are also available (subject to availability).
The hostel is situated just one block from Broadway Avenue and a main subway line, and only minutes from Central Park.
Okehampton College, July 2019Well organised trip with attentive staff and clear paperwork and correspondence.
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